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Communication Yearbook 37

Edited By

Elisia L. Cohen

ISBN 9781138384279
Published August 23, 2018 by Routledge
472 Pages

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Book Description

Communication Yearbook 37 continues the tradition of publishing state-of-the-discipline literature reviews and essays. Editor Elisia Cohen presents a volume that is highly international and interdisciplinary in scope, with authors and chapters representing the broad global interests of the International Communication Association. The contents include summaries of communication research programs that represent the most innovative work currently. Offering a blend of chapters emphasizing timely disciplinary concerns and enduring theoretical questions, this volume will be valuable to scholars throughout communication studies.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction

Elisia L. Cohen

Part I

Rethinking Organizational Membership and Career Formation in a Global Information Society

1. Constrained and Constructed Choices in Career: An Examination of Communication Pathways to Dignity

Patrice M. Buzzanell and Kristen Lucas

2. Joining and Leaving Organizations in a Global Information Society

Brenda L. Berkelaar

Part II

Rethinking Communication Frameworks, Models, Methods, and Paradigms

3. A Multitheoretical, Multilevel, Multidimensional Network Model of the Media System: Production, Content, and Audiences

Katherine Ognyanova and Peter Monge

4. A Taxonomy of Communication Networks

Michelle Shumate, Andrew Pilny, Yannick Atouba, Jinseok Kim, Macarena Peña-y-Lillo, Katherine R. Cooper, Ariann Sahagun, and Sijia Yang

5. Conceptualizing Online Discussion Value: A Multidimensional Framework for Analyzing User Comments on Mass-Media Websites

Marc Ziegele and Oliver Quiring

6. On Media and Science in Late Modern Societies

Pieter Maeseele

7. Latent Growth Modeling for Communication Research: Opportunities and Perspectives

Flaviu A. Hodis and Georgeta M. Hodis

Part III

Reassessments of Message Design and Persuasion Scholarship

8. The Relative Persuasiveness of Different Message Types Does Not Vary as a Function of the Persuasive Outcome Assessed: Evidence from 29 Meta-Analyses of 2,062 Effect Sizes for 13 Message Variations

Daniel J. O’Keefe

9. Vaccinating Voters: Surveying Political Campaign Inoculation Scholarship

Josh Compton and Bobi Ivanov

Part IV

Reviewing Trends: Scholarship Evaluating Media Engagement and Exposure Effects

10. The Effects of Engagement with Entertainment: A Meta-analysis of 20 Years of Research

Riva Tukachinsky and Robert Tokunaga

11. Selective Exposure, Extended Exposure, and Sidetracked Exposure: A Model of Media Exposure on the Internet and Consequential Effects

Xigen Li and Xudong Liu

12. Leveling Up: A Review of Emerging Trends and Suggestions for the Next Generation of Communication Research Investigating Video Games’ Effects

Anthony M. Limperos, Edward Downs, James D. Ivory, and Nicholas David Bowman

13. Theoretical Underpinnings of Reducing the Media’s Negative Effect on Children: Person-centered, Negatively-valenced Evaluative Mediation within a Persuasion Framework

Eric Rasmussen

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Elisia L. Cohen earned her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Southern California, and is an Associate Professor of Communication and Associate Member of the Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky. Today, she is the Director of the Health Communication Research Collaborative at the University of Kentucky. Her research has been supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Merck pharmaceuticals, and an unrestricted gift from GlaxoSmithKline. She is an investigator with the Rural Cancer Prevention Center, St. Louis Center for Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, and media coordinator for the Cervical Cancer-free Kentucky initiative. Her research on public communication, public opinion, and public health has appeared in such journals as: Health Communication, Health Education and Behavior, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Journal of Communication, Journal of Health Communication, Qualitative Health Research, and Prometheus.